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Friday, August 17, 2018 - 17:59
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the Confederated...
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 17:52
WASHINGTON –The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation to supplement the...
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 15:53
A survivor’s story: One year after Hurricane Harvey AUSTIN, Texas — Lying on her bed in Port Aransas the night after Hurricane Harvey tore through, Sandra Maynard was startled when her lap dog, Fritz...
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 14:55
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico –  Home Depot has teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes stronger and safer for hurricane season as they repair...
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 14:44
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – To address the complex nature of home ownership in Puerto Rico and support disaster survivors through the verification process, FEMA coordinated with legal aid groups to...
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 14:25
PUBLIC NOTICEMAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION FEMA-4379-DR-MAThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is giving public notice of its intent to...
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 13:13
BRUNSWICK, ME — More than $1 million in federal assistance have now been obligated to Maine to help cover costs of the Oct. 29-Nov. 1, 2017, severe storm and flooding that impacted 13 of the 16...
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 13:02
PUBLIC NOTICEMAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION FEMA-4380-DR-VTThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is giving public notice of its intent to...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 19:47
SACRAMENTO, Calif – As California residents work to recover from recent wildfires, they should be on guard for and report suspicious activity of potential fraud, scam artists and other criminals who...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 13:50
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The following disaster recovery centers will close as follows: At 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17:Camuy Country ClubAve. Country Club int. PR-119 km 2.5Camuy, PR 00627 Centro...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 13:21
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Workers, business owners, and self-employed individuals who lost their jobs temporarily or permanently as a direct result of the wildfire in Shasta County. May be eligible for...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 17:54
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The disaster recovery center in Maunabo will close Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 3 p.m. Location:        Edif. Logia Antorcha de Oriente1er Piso, #5 Calle Santiago IglesiasMaunabo, PR...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 16:53
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The disaster recovery center in Gurabo will close Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 3 p.m. Location:        Estadio Evaristo “Varo” RoldánCalle 3, Bo. CeladaGurabo, PR 00778 Survivors can...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 16:30
HONOLULU—Ran eo eliktta nan kanne nan ro rej jokwe ilo Hawai’I iben FEMA nan jiban ko jen jorren ko rar walok jen Kilauea makitkit lal kab tol eo ear rub eoj air leemanlok nan Jeptomba.12, 2018Ri-...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 16:21
HONOLULU—Toun Hawai’i County me aneki apwahlkan sang ahn Kilauea keposkan oh earthquakekan me anahne register moen niesil, Sept.12, 2018 pwe irail en kak ahle sawas sang FEMA.Kaun en programwet me...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 16:16
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of North Dakota that will make $2,844,888.75 available for a project to protect a University of...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 12:15
Before considering new construction and repairs on property located in flood-hazard areas, survivors of the severe storms in Hidalgo, Cameron and Jim Wells counties are urged to consult local...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 12:03
AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $1.2 million for the City of Groves to remove debris deposited by Hurricane Harvey.  The cost of debris removal in...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 11:57
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – As we approach peak hurricane season, federal and territorial emergency response leaders continue to emphasize families prepare to sustain themselves in the immediate...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 08:58
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,896,318 in Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) funds to the Village of Valley View, Ohio...